2023 Play in the Snow Fundraiser

A family-friendly skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing event.

The Public Theatre is excited to share this new and exciting fundraiser!

Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 5:30 to 9:30 pm*

Buy tickets in advance.  Doors open at 5:00 pm.

$25 Lift Tickets for Skiing and snowboarding **
$15 Tubing Tickets – per hour / *Tubing includes a 55-minute session starting on the half-hour. Space is limited!

As every Mainer knows, cabin fever will be setting in shortly (if it hasn’t already). This fundraiser—at a special time and special rate, aims to provide a safe and healthy option for your students and the greater Lewiston-Auburn communities to get outdoors and have fun.

The event will include skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing, raffle baskets (featuring themes for adult and children), 50/50 raffle, FREE hot chocolate, and a mountain’s worth of fun!

This event will raise much needed funds to bring live professional theater to Maine, delighting and inspiring audiences with life-affirming contemporary plays. It also supports The Public Theatre’s education and outreach programs. The Theatre has partnered with schools and libraries across Maine to bring the arts—in the form of FREE in-person or virtual workshops, creative collaborations, specially priced student matinees, and more.

ACTIVITIES

  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Tubing – timed entry tickets for tubing ensure you get the most out of your runs.
  • Raffle basket drawings Read more >>
  • 50/50 Cash Raffle

TREATS

  • FREE Hot Chocolate

WAIT!  There’s S’MORE! – Order your S’Mores Making Kits in advance to guarantee your S’More making experience, Just $3 each.  S’Mores Making Kit includes graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallows, plus a roasting stick. Limited quantities available for sale at event.

* rain date – January 22, 2023, 5:30 to 9:30 pm

 ** This is a private fundraising event. Lost Valley season passes are not valid for this event.

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QUESTIONS?  Check out our FAQ’s below:

Raffle Tickets

We will have a great selection of baskets, for kids and adults, to enter your tickets in for chance to win.

Basket Raffle Tickets: $2 each, six for $5, fifteen for $10.

50/50 Cash Raffle Tickets are $1 each.

Raffle Tickets will be sold at the event.

Drawings will take place at the event.  You do not need to be present to win.

Event Sponsors

The financial support of the below sponsors is helping this event raise much needed funds to bring live professional theatre to Maine, delighting and inspiring audiences with life-affirming contemporary plays. It also supports The Public Theatre’s education and outreach programs. The Theatre has partnered with schools and libraries across Maine to bring the arts—in the form of creative readings, video performances, and live virtual classes—to kids at no cost.

Most importantly, their support is helping to create a fun, safe, and affordable event for our community members to enjoy!

Call 207-782-3200 to see how you can help.

Event FAQ’s

Please review these FAQ’s.  If you still have questions, please give us a call at 207-782-3200.  We are in the office Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.  You may also email us at info@thepublictheatre.org.

Are ski/snowboard rentals included?

No.  Ski and snowboard rentals are an additional fee and we recommend that you reserve in advance to save time at the event. Use this special link for a discount on rental packages for this event. 
https://www.lostvalleyski.com/reserve-rental-equipment/

Is tubing included with my lift ticket?

No. Tubing is an extra charge.  You may choose to buy lift tickets or tubing tickets, or both.  Lift Tickets are for the full 4 hour event. Tubing is timed entry for a 55 minute period, starting on the half-hour.

Can my child or teenager attend by themselves?

Lost Valley states in their Tubing Park information:

  • Children under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign the waiver
  • There is no admission charge for visitors not utilizing the snow tube park.
  • Make sure your child meets the 42″ minimum height for Tubing.
  • Only one person per tube – you may not ride with your child.
  • You must sign and submit a waiver for Tubing – you may put multiple children on one waiver.
NOTE:  Adults cannot sign the waiver for other adults or other people’s children. You must be a parent or legal guardian to sign for minor children. If you are bringing children who you cannot sign for, please download the paper form and have the parent or legal guardian complete the form.

You can save time at pick-up by completing your waiver(s) and bringing them with you to the event.

Download the Tubing Activity Waiver
I want to pay with a check or cash. Do I have to buy tickets online?

If you would like to pay with cash or check please call 782-3200 to place your order.

You will be instructed to mail your payment to or come to The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston to pay for your order.

Advance orders must be paid by Thursday, January 19 at 5:00 pm

Can I buy tickets at the event?

Yes.  Tickets will be available at the event.

Remember, ski and snowboard rentals are an additional fee and we recommend that you reserve in advance to save time at the event. Use this special link for a discount on rental packages for this event. 
https://www.lostvalleyski.com/reserve-rental-equipment/

Tubing tickets are timed entry and you may have to wait for a time slot if you don’t purchase in advance.

Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the event.

S’Mores Kits are best ordered in advance. We will have a limited supply to sell at the event.

 

How early can I arrive for the event?

We recommend arriving around 5:00 pm to pick up your ticket packs and equipment rentals, especially if you have tickets for the 5:30 pm tubing session.

Lost Valley’s regular ski day ends at 4:00 pm, so that will be “rush hour” in the parking lot as everyone leaves.  You may want to time your arrival accordingly.

The slopes / tubing park will open for the event at 5:30 pm.

Is there a "rain-date" for the event?

Lost Valley will determine if either weather or mountain conditions are not suitable for the event to take place.  In this situation the event will take place Sunday, January 22 – 5:30 -9:30 pm.

in the event of rescheduling, you will receive a notification at the email you used to purchase your tickets and it will be posted on this site.

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The Public Theatre

31 Maple Street
Lewiston, ME 04240

Business: (207) 782-2211
Tickets: (207) 782-3200